Rita Paulette Maxwell

Friday, January 24, 2020

Rita Paulette Maxwell, 76, of Clinton, Mo., passed away early Monday morning, Jan. 20, 2020, at Westwood Living Center in Clinton.

Visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 25, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Bradley Hadley Funeral Home in Clinton. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. in Marshall at Ridge Park Cemetery.

She was born May 30, 1943, in Marshall, the daughter of Charles L. Coffey and Willa “Billie” Mae (Ray) Coffey. She married Gerald Wayne Maxwell in Marshall on Aug. 13, 1960. He preceded her in death on Sept. 18, 2016.

She was employed as a seamstress and later as a supervisor with Unitog. She and Gerald enjoyed many trips and vacations on their motorcycle. She also enjoyed feeding and watching hummingbirds. Paulette was fascinated with social media, especially her Facebook friends.

Surviving is one son, Darrell Wayne Maxwell and Misty of Marshall; one daughter, Tina Marie Wolfe and her husband, David, of Newton, Iowa; six grandchildren, Kevin Wayne Sperry and fiancé Krystal Turner, Dustin Lee Veach and wife Courtney, Joshua Wayne Maxwell, Britny Marie Maxwell, Levi Garrett Maxwell and Jason Michael Maxwell; eight great-grandchildren, Hunter Veach, Weston Veach, Bryson Veach, Emmitt Veach, Rayne Maxwell, Raidon Maxwell, Hudson Turner and Hadlee Turner.

In addition to her husband, Gerald, she was preceded in death by her parents.